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Faunal species composition of brackish water crabs at Gazi, Kanamai, Bamburi and Mkomani (Kenya)
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Ruwa R.K.; Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute: Kenya; (2016): Faunal species composition of brackish water crabs at Gazi, Kanamai, Bamburi and Mkomani (Kenya).

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Occurrence (presence/absence) of the crabs at Kanamai Beach, Bamburi, Mkomani and the Gazi mangrove forest, and salinity measurements at various seepage points in Gazi, Nyali, Bamburi, Kanamai, Mkomani, Shelly and Tiwi measured during the months of June, July and August 1985. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Polk, P. (Ed.) (1986). Kenya report. VUB: Brussel. 358 pp.

Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Invertebrates
Brackish water, Brackishwater crab, ISW, Kenya, coast, Bamburi, ISW, Kenya, coast, Kanamai, ISW, Kenya, coast, Mkomani, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Shelly, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Tiwi, Mangrove forests, Seepage, Species diversity, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Nyali, ISW, Kenya, Gazi, Brachyura, Cardisoma carnifex (Herbst, 1796), Eurycarcinus natalensis (Krauss, 1843), Macrophthalmus (Chaenostoma) boscii Audouin, 1826, Macrophthalmus (Macrophthalmus) milloti Crosnier, 1965, Scylla serrata (Forskål, 1775), Sesarma elongatum A. Milne-Edwards, 1869, Sesarma guttatum A. Milne-Edwards, 1869, Sesarma meinerti De Man, 1887, Thalamita crenata Rüppell, 1830, Uca (Austruca) annulipes (H. Milne Edwards, 1837), Uca (Paraleptuca) chlorophthalmus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837), Uca (Gelasimus) vocans (Linnaeus, 1758), Xanthidae MacLeay, 1838

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 39,5; MinLat: -4,41 - MaxLong: 39,8; MaxLat: -3,75 [WGS84]
ISW, Kenya, Coast, Nyali [Marine Regions]
ISW, Kenya, Gazi

Temporal coverage
2 June 1985 - 18 June 1986

Taxonomic coverage
Brachyura [WoRMS]
Cardisoma carnifex (Herbst, 1796) [WoRMS]
Eurycarcinus natalensis (Krauss, 1843) [WoRMS]
Macrophthalmus (Chaenostoma) boscii Audouin, 1826 [WoRMS]
Macrophthalmus (Macrophthalmus) milloti Crosnier, 1965 [WoRMS]
Scylla serrata (Forskål, 1775) [WoRMS]
Sesarma elongatum A. Milne-Edwards, 1869 [WoRMS]
Sesarma guttatum A. Milne-Edwards, 1869 [WoRMS]
Sesarma meinerti De Man, 1887 [WoRMS]
Thalamita crenata Rüppell, 1830 [WoRMS]
Uca (Austruca) annulipes (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) [WoRMS]
Uca (Paraleptuca) chlorophthalmus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) [WoRMS]
Uca (Gelasimus) vocans (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Xanthidae MacLeay, 1838 [WoRMS]

Occurrence of biota
Presence/absence of biota

Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute Mombasa Centre (KMFRI)data creator
Ruwa, Reninson

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Parent dataset:
Historical Kenyan-Belgian research datasets (1873-1999), more
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Based on this dataset
Polk, P. (Ed.) (1986). Kenya report. VUB: Brussel. 358 pp.

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2016-07-05
Information last updated: 2016-07-05
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